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7 Life Points for Today’s College Students

College is a big part of many young adults’ lives, but its importance sometimes is magnified at the expense of everything else. The four years or so you spend on campus will soon be over, leaving you prepared for the workforce.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Legal practices are not only staffed by attorneys, but also include paralegals and legal assistants, individuals that help gather facts, prepare legal documents and research legal precedent.

Personal Advice

Christmas Break Job Opportunities and Tips

Whether you call it “Christmas break” or “Winter Recess,” you’re about to enjoy a much-needed and deserved scaling back of your academic pursuits until Jan. From now until nearly Christmas Eve, thousands of colleges will be giving students time off, with those on a semester schedule typically ending their fall semester to coincide with the holidays.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Loan Officer

Money makes the world go ’round, right? In some ways that statement is true — if you have the funds, then you can do almost everything that you want to do.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Database Administrator

Ah, computers. They are an essential part of our lives and when they work according to plan, computers are immensely useful. When they cause us trouble, we may curse the manufacturer, programmers or anyone else that has had a hand in development.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Urologists

Urologists are physicians tasked with diagnosing, treating and helping to prevent benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Fuel Cell Engineers

Fuel cells are being used to develop alternate transportation vehicles including hydrogen-powered cars. The industry is in its infancy with the first mass-produced vehicles expected to hit the market by 2015.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Geothermal Production Managers

Employment in environmentally sustainable fields continues to grow with new job titles emerging all the time. Natural heat tapped from the earth can provide an alternate source of energy, a geothermal-derived byproduct that needs to be managed.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Biomass Plant Technicians

So-called “green jobs” are growing and it has little to do with sunlight, water or good soil. What has happened is that people want, no they are demanding that the earth be cleansed and left in good shape for generations to come.

Personal Advice

What Are the Pros and Cons of Attending College?

If you are considering attending college, you may have some ideas about what you want to study and even have plans in place for life beyond academia.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Anesthesiologists

Anesthesiologists are physicians, people that administer anesthetics to patients before or during surgery or for a medical procedure.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Hydrologists

Clean and abundant water is essential to the maintenance of any society as governments have risen and fallen where water issues have played in. Humans may be able to last weeks without food, but without water death can take place in as little as 48 hours.